POC demo to reveal a blueprint for advanced broadband services

Attendees at the upcoming Fiber Connect 2023 conference, occurring August 20–23 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee, Florida, will have an opportunity to see Ciena's (NYSE: CIEN) Residential Broadband innovations, including routing and switching equipment, software, and services. Ciena experts will also be available in booth #1117 to discuss how network operators can build residential networks without compromise with an open, modular, and scalable residential broadband architecture.

Other Ciena highlights at the event:

Proof-of-Concept Demonstration:

  • Get ready for the next generation of applications by deploying a disruptive broadband architecture with Ciena: This demo illustrates how service providers can deploy fiber-based access networks that provide the performance, security, and flexibility required for an unmatched quality of experience for residential broadband customers. It encompasses Ciena’s universal aggregation and access routers, XGS-PON uOLT pluggables, ONUs, vBNG, and Manage, Control and Plan (MPC) domain controller, as well as third-party components.

Pre-Conference Workshops: Sunday, August 20:

  • Middle Mile and Future Demands: Drivers, Case Studies, Technologies, and Strategies (12:40–1:30 pm): Vinicius Santos, Senior Advisor, Solutions Marketing
  • Middle Mile and the Edge (1:40–2:30 pm): Trey Hall, Director of Business Development
  • Sustainability - Corporate Approaches and Best Practices (3:40–4:30 pm): Helen Xenos, Senior Director, Product Marketing

Speaking Sessions:

Monday, August 21:

  • Open-Access Community Broadband Networks are Revolutionizing Internet Access for Rural Communities (2:30–3:20 pm): Vinicius Santos, Senior Advisor, Solutions Marketing
  • Financial Considerations for Sustainable Broadband (2:30–3:20 pm): Mitch Simcoe, Senior Advisor, Solutions Marketing

Tuesday, August 22:

  • Middle Mile Technology Deep Dive (12:30–1:50 pm): Phil Fine, Director, Broadband Access Solutions
  • 5G Mobile Infrastructure Evolution (2:30–3:20 pm): Vinicius Santos, Senior Advisor, Solutions Marketing
  • Middle Mile Networks: Lessons Learned (2:30–3:20 pm): Mitch Simcoe, Senior Advisor, Solutions Marketing

For more information about Ciena’s participation at Fiber Connect or to request a meeting, contact pr@ciena.com.

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